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Thomas Duitsman
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Obituary for Thomas Duitsman

Thomas ‘Tom’ Duitsman, age 62 of rural Boone, died July 16, 2017 at his home. Funeral Services will be Monday, July 31, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Augustana Lutheran Church with Rev. Matthew Martens officiating. Burial will be in the Bass Point Cemetery.

Thomas Elroy Duitsman was born in Sac City, Iowa on May 29, 1955, the son of Robert and Kamma (Nielsen) Duitsman. Tom graduated from Sac City High School in Sac City in 1973. He then graduated from the United Electronics Institute in Des Moines. Since 1977, Tom worked for Boone Cable Works and Electronics, in service and as installation manager. On June 9, 1984, Thomas married Leanne Kemmerer at the First United Methodist Church in Boone. Tom enjoyed woodworking, photography, watching old western movies and television shows and driving his restored Ford 8N tractor, especially on various tractor rides in Iowa. He is preceded in death by his parents, and his father-in-law, Donald Kemmerer.

Tom is survived by his wife Leanne of Boone; brother, Kurt Duitsman of Arthur, twin brother, Thorben Duitsman and wife Cindy of Sac City; his mother-in-law, Rosemary Kemmerer, of Boone; sister-in-law Deanna Stumbo and husband Larry of Boone; Jean Nelson of Boone; two nieces, Jennifer Duitsman Coy and husband Darrick of Gaylord, Michigan, and Steph Duitsman of Cedar Rapids; and a nephew, Scott Nelson of Boone, and his daughters, Kali and Ava.

Friends may call at the Augustana Lutheran Church on Sunday from 4 until 8 p.m. where the family will be present from 6 until 8 p.m. On Monday friends may call at the Church from 9 a.m. until service time.

In memory of Tom, memorials may be directed to the family.

The Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel, at Sixth and Marshall is in charge of the arrangements.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Augustana Lutheran Church

309 S Greene St
Boone, IA 50036

Family present 6 until 8.

Funeral Service




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Augustana Lutheran Church

309 S Greene St
Boone, IA 50036

Cemetery Details


Bass Point Cemetery

767 Monarch Drive
Boone, IA 50036


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